The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 125 66 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.81% 15.83% 16.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.96% 54.10% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 46 44
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £255 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.59 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.94% +217.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
SQL
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
272 122 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 49.64% 29.26% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 79 96
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +107.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £19.17 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

SQL
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +3 79 £325 +18.18% 31
Newport +1 16 £275 -21.42% 4
Bridgend - 2 £500 -
Caerphilly - - - - 2
Glamorgan - - - - 1
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - - 1
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 83 (38.25%) SQL Server
2 57 (26.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (23.04%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (20.28%) Microsoft
4 44 (20.28%) T-SQL
5 38 (17.51%) ETL
6 37 (17.05%) Oracle
6 37 (17.05%) XML
6 37 (17.05%) Finance
7 31 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 30 (13.82%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (13.36%) C#
9 29 (13.36%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (13.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 26 (11.98%) Windows
11 25 (11.52%) HTML
11 25 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (11.06%) Relational Database
12 24 (11.06%) PL/SQL
12 24 (11.06%) .NET
13 23 (10.60%) JavaScript
14 22 (10.14%) Migration
14 22 (10.14%) Oracle Database
15 21 (9.68%) Security Cleared
16 20 (9.22%) Oracle Database 10g
17 19 (8.76%) Web Services
18 18 (8.29%) UNIX
18 18 (8.29%) RDBMS
18 18 (8.29%) MVC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (7.37%) SAS
2 14 (6.45%) IIS
3 13 (5.99%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.15%) OpenROAD
5 6 (2.76%) Apache
6 5 (2.30%) Lync
7 4 (1.84%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.38%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.38%) CMS
8 3 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.46%) FileNet
Applications
1 11 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.76%) MS Office
3 4 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.84%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.46%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.46%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.30%) SaaS
3 3 (1.38%) Office 365
4 1 (0.46%) IaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.76%) SAN
2 5 (2.30%) Firewall
3 4 (1.84%) LAN
3 4 (1.84%) WAN
4 3 (1.38%) Wireless
4 3 (1.38%) IP Telephony
4 3 (1.38%) Network Security
4 3 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.38%) NAS
4 3 (1.38%) MPLS
5 2 (0.92%) Intranet
5 2 (0.92%) Internet
5 2 (0.92%) HTTP
5 2 (0.92%) SNMP
6 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.46%) VPN
6 1 (0.46%) DNS
6 1 (0.46%) DHCP
6 1 (0.46%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (38.25%) SQL Server
2 57 (26.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (13.82%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (13.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (11.06%) Relational Database
7 22 (10.14%) Oracle Database
8 20 (9.22%) Oracle Database 10g
9 18 (8.29%) RDBMS
10 16 (7.37%) Oracle9i Database
11 13 (5.99%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (5.07%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (5.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (4.61%) MS Access
14 9 (4.15%) Ingres
15 8 (3.69%) DTS
16 7 (3.23%) MySQL
17 5 (2.30%) Data Mining
17 5 (2.30%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (5.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 12 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (5.53%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.84%) Selenium
4 3 (1.38%) Subversion
5 2 (0.92%) Maven
5 2 (0.92%) NUnit
5 2 (0.92%) Toad
5 2 (0.92%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.92%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.46%) Hudson
6 1 (0.46%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.46%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.46%) JUnit
General
1 37 (17.05%) Finance
2 15 (6.91%) Banking
3 13 (5.99%) Retail
4 5 (2.30%) Marketing
5 4 (1.84%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.84%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.84%) Back Office
5 4 (1.84%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.38%) Publishing
6 3 (1.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 99 (45.62%) Developer
2 60 (27.65%) Analyst
3 26 (11.98%) SQL Developer
4 17 (7.83%) MI Analyst
5 14 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 12 (5.53%) Business Analyst
6 12 (5.53%) DBA
6 12 (5.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 11 (5.07%) Consultant
7 11 (5.07%) Java Developer
8 10 (4.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 10 (4.61%) Microstrategy Developer
9 9 (4.15%) Data Analyst
10 7 (3.23%) Database Specialist
10 7 (3.23%) SQL DBA
11 6 (2.76%) PHP Developer
11 6 (2.76%) Tester
11 6 (2.76%) Architect
11 6 (2.76%) Lead Business Analyst
12 5 (2.30%) MicroStrategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (17.05%) XML
2 25 (11.52%) HTML
3 24 (11.06%) .NET
4 19 (8.76%) Web Services
5 17 (7.83%) CSS
5 17 (7.83%) SOAP
5 17 (7.83%) jQuery
6 15 (6.91%) HTML5
6 15 (6.91%) CSS3
7 14 (6.45%) Ajax
8 13 (5.99%) WCF
8 13 (5.99%) ASP.NET
9 9 (4.15%) Spring
9 9 (4.15%) REST
10 8 (3.69%) Hibernate
11 7 (3.23%) J2EE
11 7 (3.23%) JSON
11 7 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (2.76%) .NET Framework
13 5 (2.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.91%) Mainframe
3 12 (5.53%) Replication
4 10 (4.61%) NHS
5 8 (3.69%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.30%) Statistics
7 4 (1.84%) Open Source
7 4 (1.84%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.84%) User Experience
8 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.92%) Clustering
9 1 (0.46%) GIS
9 1 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.98%) Windows
2 18 (8.29%) UNIX
3 13 (5.99%) AIX
4 12 (5.53%) Linux
5 8 (3.69%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.46%) CentOS
9 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.04%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (17.51%) ETL
3 29 (13.36%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (10.14%) Migration
5 18 (8.29%) MVC
6 17 (7.83%) CRM
7 15 (6.91%) TDD
7 15 (6.91%) Data Migration
8 14 (6.45%) Scrum
8 14 (6.45%) Analytics
9 13 (5.99%) Data Analysis
10 12 (5.53%) Change Data Capture
11 10 (4.61%) UML
11 10 (4.61%) BDD
12 8 (3.69%) Change Control
12 8 (3.69%) OO
12 8 (3.69%) Validation
13 7 (3.23%) Information Security
13 7 (3.23%) E-Commerce
13 7 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.28%) T-SQL
2 29 (13.36%) C#
3 24 (11.06%) PL/SQL
4 23 (10.60%) JavaScript
5 17 (7.83%) Java
6 16 (7.37%) VBA
7 11 (5.07%) PHP
8 7 (3.23%) Perl
8 7 (3.23%) VB
9 6 (2.76%) C++
10 4 (1.84%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.84%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.84%) Korn
11 3 (1.38%) VC++
11 3 (1.38%) C
12 2 (0.92%) Ruby
12 2 (0.92%) Scala
13 1 (0.46%) PHP5
13 1 (0.46%) PHP4
13 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.91%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.84%) Degree
3 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.38%) MCITP
4 3 (1.38%) ISEB
5 2 (0.92%) MCSE
6 1 (0.46%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.46%) MCSD
6 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.46%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.76%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.84%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (1.84%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (1.84%) Windows Intune
2 3 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.92%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.92%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (0.92%) SCOM
4 1 (0.46%) SCCM
4 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.46%) Puppet
4 1 (0.46%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.46%) Ansible
Vendors
1 44 (20.28%) Microsoft
2 37 (17.05%) Oracle
3 16 (7.37%) MicroStrategy
4 12 (5.53%) Cognos
5 8 (3.69%) Sage
6 7 (3.23%) Business Objects
7 6 (2.76%) CheckPoint
7 6 (2.76%) Teradata
8 4 (1.84%) VMware
8 4 (1.84%) Cisco
8 4 (1.84%) Citrix
9 3 (1.38%) Juniper
9 3 (1.38%) Remedy
9 3 (1.38%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.92%) Aprimo
10 2 (0.92%) BMC
10 2 (0.92%) Informatica
11 1 (0.46%) SAP
11 1 (0.46%) Sybase
11 1 (0.46%) McAfee
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Posted: 3 days ago
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